POTT, Francis. b. London, 29 December 1832; d. Speldhurst, near Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 26 October 1909. He was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford (BA 1854, MA 1857). He took Holy Orders (deacon 1856, priest 1857) and became successively curate of Bishopsworth, Somerset, 1856; Ardingly, Sussex, 1858; Ticehurst, Sussex, 1861; and rector of Northill, near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, 1866. He suffered from deafness, and resigned his living in 1891. As a young man he was a member of the committee that produced the First Edition of A&M in 1861, though he left the committe before the book was published. He used his work for Hymns fitted to the Order of Common Prayer (1861, 1866), containing...
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